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Welcome to February!

Saturday, February 21, 2015      2 comments

Really? How is it possible that we're into February and I've not blogged since January 1st. Wow. Another wowo in looking back to realize how many days have passed and I'm still kinda stuck back in the day. Good intentions but fai... Read more

A fresh new start

Thursday, January 01, 2015      7 comments

Yup, here it is New Year's Day. By the way - happy New Year! I've actually been looking forward to turning over the date on the calendar and using this as incentive for turning over that new leaf. I've always kind of wished that SP had a ... Read more

The best laid plans of mice and men...

Sunday, December 28, 2014      3 comments

Ah yes, best laid plans are basically aspirations that have yet to die. So sad to say that my aspirtions are currently on life support, but redemption might still be possible. Like many I suffered greatly from that most devious affliction ... Read more

Shopping and crafts today

Sunday, December 07, 2014      4 comments

Doing my best to be productive today. Wrote out my menus for the week then did the grocery shopping for most of the week. Despite being as efficient as I could be that managed to take most of the morning. The rest was spent making pinwheels. My ... Read more

Moving beyond the challenge

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      3 comments

Okay, it's been a long time since I was on SP without being in a challenge or waiting for the next one to start. But I've struggled through the last couple rounds so it seems like a good time to take a break and venture on my own. The rece... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts NSV...okay I'll take it

Sunday, October 19, 2014      59 comments

NSV...non-scale victories my not be as satisfying as seeing that number on the scale go down but I think it's important to pay attention nonetheless. I've been on a real plateau lately and would find myself in the dumps but my clothes ARE f... Read more

Welcome Fall

Sunday, October 12, 2014      5 comments

Well its a blustery fall day here on the front range. A good day to catch-up on inside chores. some paperwork followed by some studio time. Changing seasons always... Read more

Mrs. Crabby-pants has left the building

Thursday, September 25, 2014      3 comments

Well, I'm happy to report that Mrs. Crabby-pants has indeed left the building...her replacement, Mrs. Woe-is-me is a little better. emoticonRead more

Hello Mrs. Crabby-pants

Sunday, September 14, 2014      6 comments

Yup, Mrs. Crabby-pants, that's me today. Not sure what's going on but I'm really not a pleasant person today. And I REALLY don't want to be this way...but there you go. Didn't sleep well last night, so I'm going to blame that, mainly b... Read more

Life is too short...

Sunday, September 07, 2014      3 comments

Life is too short to be serious all the time. I''m the kind of girl who loves to be silly. I'm surrounded by friends in my neighborhood who love to dance under the stars...despite the fact that we're all grown-ups with serious jobs, family probl... Read more

Fall is upon us...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014      2 comments

Well, this is it. Classes start next week, and I'm back at school fulltime this week so fall is really upon us...well, me at any rate. It's been a very crazy summer and ... Read more

Home again Home again

Thursday, August 07, 2014      3 comments

Nebraska...Washington DC...New York...and home to Colorado! Whew. I'm so glad to be home, especially knowing i won't on the road again for the foreseeable future! Although the ... Read more

End of July...really?

Sunday, July 27, 2014      2 comments

Had to pinch myself today when I realized July is nearly over! EEK! The summer has been so crazy. From rural Nebraska to cosmopolitan Washington's been a time of contrast but these experiences have given much food fo thought. ... Read more

Making it work...kinda

Thursday, June 26, 2014      2 comments

Well here I am in the middle of the cornfields...wrapping up my second and final week of the residency at Homestead National Monument Park. This is a truly beautiful place and I highly recommend a visit if you're ever in eastern Nebraska. I've l... Read more

Stumble on the baby steps

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      3 comments

Figured it had been awhile since the last blog so I should get caught up. In reading that blog I realize that I'm taken quite a stumble in my baby steps. Things have been in upheaval, but that's not an excuse...just the facts. I headed sout... Read more

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